NOTE: Galway County Adult Track & Field Championship -slight change to schedule.The 3,000m for women and 5,000m for men will now take place on Day 2. Information and entry details below. Dates to be confirmed for days 3 and 4.
Events are for Senior, Master and Junior only. Athletes must be currently registered with their club in order to compete.
Day 1. Thursday 24th May. 7pm Dangan.
1500m, 100m, 400m, 100/110 Hurdles, Shot, Javelin, Long Jump, Walk.
Entries to secretary by 22nd May.
The Galway 5k series is now underway and this year Galway City Harriers will be hosting the final leg of the series.The GCH leg will take place on Tuesday the 29th of May at 8.00pm in Kilcornan Estate, Clarinbridge. Given that it is the last race of the series, t-shirts will be handed out to all eligible participants and there will be tea/coffee, cakes & biscuits afterwards.
In order to host a successful event, we are looking for volunteers from 6.00pm to help with parking and from 7.00pm to help with marshalling the route and catering.
Adult –Galway outdoor Track & Field dates (Adults =Senior, Master and Junior only) Dangan.
Pre entry only for all events, ten days in advance approx. No late entries will be accepted. All athletes are reminded that their club membership must be up to date in order to compete.
Adult Day 1: Thursday 24th May, 7pm. (100m, 400m, 1500m, 100/110H, Shot, Javelin, Long jump, Walk). Entry by 14th May.
Congratulations to the following GCH athletes who have been selected for a 2017 Galway County Athletics Association of Ireland award for their outstanding achievements during the year. Fifteen in total -including those on teams. Awards will be presented at a celebration dinner at the Meadow Court Hotel, Loughrea at 6:30 pm this Saturday, April 14th.
U-12 to U-15 Girls Emma Moore
U-23 Men Cillian Greene
U-23 Women Alanna Lally (County Galway)
It was double gold for Sean Breathnach at the very competitive European Masters Indoor Championships, held over this past week in Madrid. A delighted Sean, current holder of the Irish Indoor shot putt record, took gold in the master 35 men category with a super throw of 18.06 on Wednesday, and went on the following day to take gold in the m35 discus with a throw of 47.46.
It was quite a busy and successful weekend for GCH athletes, with great performances all round at the various competitions – local, National and International.
With some of last weekends competitions cancelled due to the weather, this Saturday (10th March) will see GCH athletes compete around the country in three seperate events. The National Master Indoor Championships takes place in Athlone IT.
The All Ireland Schools Cross Country takes place in waterford IT, while the Inter Varsity Cross Country takes place in the Trinity Sports Grounds in Santry Woods in Dublin.
Good luck to all.